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Shutdown of the Konza Prairie Ozone Monitor

Press Release MonitorShutDownPR Fact Sheet on Shutdown of Konza Prairie Ozone Monitor 1. The Konza Prairie Monitor. Installed in 2002, is described at this site: http://www.epa.gov/castnet/javaweb/site_pages/KNZ184.html It is not part of the network of air quality monitors run by stat
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Largest Commercial Scale Post-Combustion CCS Project Begins Construction – BreakingEnergy.com

It is disappointing that so much taxpayer money is being used to support coal power and oil extraction. I know, I know; it reduces CO2 emissions from a coal plant. I still think this is a bad idea and a bad use of funds. Where are the Kochs and AFP screaming about taxpayer money subsi
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‘Shocking’ Underground Water Loss in US Drought: Study

by Staff Writers Washington (AFP) July 24, 2014 A major drought across the western United States has sapped underground water resources, posing a greater threat to the water supply than previously understood, scientists said Thursday. The study involves seven western states — in
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Sierra Club’s Michael Brune “Invites” Us to Attend People’s Climate March Sept 20-21

Here is an important call to action from Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune to attend the Bill McKibben’s People’s Climate March in New York City on September 20-21.  More information on how to attend is found on this post.  Now, here is the video. Click on box i
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Stanford study shows how to power California with wind, water and sun – Stanford News

from http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/july/clean-energy-california-072414.html Editors note: At the end of the article is a link to link to recommendations for all states, including Kansas. New research outlines the path to a possible future for California in which renewable energy
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